London, UK

Exploring Covent Garden with Hotels.com

Covent Garden is one of my favourite areas in London so when Hotels.com asked me to spend the day exploring the area for the best places to eat, see and visit, I jumped at the chance. Yes, Covent Garden is seriously touristy but there are some great little spots such as Neal’s Yard tucked away from the hustle and bustle. The street acts and market stalls are the essence of London and there are some amazing places to eat in the area. We usually stay near Covent Garden when we are visiting London as there’s so much to do in…

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London, UK

Reasons to stay at The LaLiT London on your next trip to …

London is a beautiful city. It is a known fact, and that is why, when a wise old man said, ‘Once you are tired of London, you are tired of life’, it was widely accepted. Such is the charm of the capital of England and the United Kingdom that if you cannot find something you love in London, you may not find anything you love anywhere else in the world. What stands to reason this sweeping statement is the fact that the city has everything to love—from mind-boggling architecture to a history that’s steeped in culture. From the largest music…

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travel

Five Luxury Options to Travel Around London

When it comes to London, you are very much spoilt for choice on luxury restaurants, shops, hotels and even your travel. Whether you’re spending the afternoon going on a shopping spree in Harrods and Liberty’s or heading for Afternoon Tea at Claridges, I’ve got a guide on some of the most luxurious travel options to get from one destination to another. Driving a Supercar I’m sure you’ll have seen all the supercars parked outside of Harrods and being paraded through the streets of Knightsbridge and Chelsea. Many of the cars are owned by Middle Eastern visitors and although a plethora…

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London, UK

How to spend a long weekend in London

I’ve been to London so many times, but it’s usually popping down on the train for a day of shopping or staying overnight to go to a specific event. I wish I lived closer as there is so much to see and do in London, you could easily make a long weekend of it. I love a packed itinerary to get the most of where I’m travelling to and London doesn’t disappoint on that front. There’s the opportunity to take in museums, sightseeing, drinking haunts and a literally magical tour. Friday Not able to decide between London’s top two museums,…

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lifestyle

A Very British Mother’s Day with The Draycott Hotel

If you are spending Mother’s Day in London this year and are unsure on how to treat your mum, we have put together the perfect luxury Mother’s Day gift ideas for you to choose from during your time in London… Taking a walk around the Chelsea neighbourhood and you will notice many luxury stores, especially along the King’s Road. With so many options you are likely to find the perfect purchase for Mother’s Day. At the Draycott, our 5 star hotel in London, we have put together a list of our favourite luxury picks for you to choose from. Beautiful Blooms…

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fashion

Style Guide: What to wear in London

Usually, when I’m prepping for a trip to London, my outfits are a big deal. London is such a fashionable city and there is a lot to consider in terms of comfort, style and practicality. When visiting London whether it’s a day trip or visiting for a couple of days, I am always wanting to look my best but be comfortable at the same time. Today’s look is something I would certainly wear when visiting the big smoke in Autumn and Winter. Comfy Shoes Whether you are taking the tube or even a taxi, you’ll most likely be on your…

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